Committee details

Western Area Planning Committee

Purpose of committee

Area Planning Committees consider and determine, within their respective geographical areas, planning applications which fall outside of the remit of Strategic Planning Committee and are not delegated to officers.


The Area Planning Committees also consider matters of local importance within each area, such as the designation and amendment of conservation areas, Village Design Statements and Parish Plans in the planning context, registration of common land for town and village greens, variation of rights of common and issues in relation to public rights of way.


Contact information

Support officer: Ellen Ghey. Email:

Postal address:
County Hall
Bythesea Road
BA14 8JN